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Best Cable Modem for all the family to enjoy

 

It’s a long rainy weekend and you can’t go out with the kids to do outdoor activities, but you don’t just want them to sit around in their room on social networking sites. So why not install internet that you can all enjoy as a family and create a healthy family bond by doing things together?

There is a wide range of cable modems that can help you connect your computer to broadband internet services through the same cable as your television. So have a look below at the three best cable modems of 2015.

Netgear CM400

The Netgear CM400 comes in at a modest number 3 this year! Although an all-around great cable modem, it is not quite the best on the market.learn more!

Pros

  • Low operating temperatures
  • High compatibility with most internet providers
  • Fast download and upload speeds

Cons

  • Design: No power or reset button
  • Only a one-year warranty

Whether you legally want to download movies, play online games on your gaming device, or use the internet for some other family activity, you can be guaranteed that Netgear CM400 is one of the best cable modems you can buy.

Arris Motorola SB6121

The Arris Motorola SB6121 comes in as a strong number 2. This device is another reliable product that will guarantee you years of use. The only reason the Arris Motorola SB6121 was awarded the silver award in our list of best cable modems for all the family to enjoy is because it is slightly less powerful.

Pros

  • Works with nearly all cable providers
  • High-performance marks
  • Low operating temperatures
  • Uses the latest Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) making it four times faster than other cable modems using other DOCSIS
  • Two-year warranty

Cons

 

This cable modem is great for the whole family. It is compatible with nearly all cable providers and includes great customer service, as Motorola offer 24/7 online and over-the-phone technical support.

Arris Motorola SB6141

A very close call between our gold and silver medallists this time round, the Arris Motorola SB6141 has just reached the number one spot in our best cable modems for all the family to enjoy” list for 2015.

Pros

  • Works with nearly all cable providers
  • High-performance marks
  • Low operating temperatures
  • Uses the latest Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) making it four times faster than other cable modems using other DOCSIS
  • Features 8X4 channel bonding compared to 4X4 with the Arris Motorola SB6121
  • Resistant housing with good ventilation making it sturdy
  • CableLabs and UL certified (safety and performance third party organizations that test consumer products)
  • Two-year warranty

 

Cons

  • Design: No power or reset button

 

The Arris Motorola SB6141 is the best balance we have found between performance, compatibility and design. Although not too different from other cable modems, it does offer that little bit more speed and aside from it lacking a power button, the design is virtually flawless. You can be guaranteed speed, quality and ease of use for years to come. This is why the Motorola SB6141 was ranked the best cable modem in our “Best Cable Modems for all the family to enjoy” of 2015.